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Now Gawker Has Its Own Billionaire Backer, Sort Of

May 30
The courtroom fight between former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan and news-and-gossip site Gawker is becoming a battleground of sorts for Silicon Valley tycoons as well.

North Dakota Ballot Measure Pits Family vs. Corporate Farms

By Blake Nicholson | May 30
North Dakota's hog and dairy industries are hoping voters will bless state lawmakers' decision to allow non-family corporations to own operations, but it could be a tough sell.

Texas Trying Revamped Sex Offender Treatment Program

By Betsy Blaney | May 30
Outside of a struggling West Texas town, about a mile from the high school, sits a one-story brick building, its perimeter fencing topped with razor wire. Since last fall, it's been home to some of Texas' most violent sex offenders.

How Alibaba Won - and Lost - A Friend in Washington

By Erika Kinetz and Desmond Butler | May 28
This is the tale of how one of China's corporate giants won - and ultimately lost - a friend in Washington, using legal methods long deployed by corporate America: Money and influence.

Trump Uses Energy Speech to Outline General Election Pitch

By Jill Colvin and Matthew Daly | May 27
Presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump unveiled an "America first" energy plan he said would unleash unfettered production of oil, coal, natural gas and other energy sources.

Gawker May Be Looking to Sell After Losing Hulk Hogan Case

By Tali Abrel | May 26
The embattled online media company Gawker Media has hired an investment banker to explore its options, including a possible sale.

Cuba to Legalize Small and Medium-Sized Private Businesses

By Michael Weissenstein | May 26
Cuba announced Tuesday that it will legalize small- and medium-sized private businesses in a move that could significantly expand private enterprise in one of the world's last communist countries.

New Captain America Book Suggests He's A Member of Hydra

By Jesse J. Holland | May 25
The new "Captain America: Steve Rogers" comic book hits stands Wednesday featuring the return of the original Captain America, Steve Rogers, but with a shocking twist.

Pondering the Store's Future in An Age of Web Buying

By Anne D'Innocenzio | May 23
What's the future of the physical store? That was one of the big topics of a three-day retail and technology conference called Shoptalk, which attracted more than 3,000 people from a broad spectrum of the retail world.

Battle Over Redstone's Media Empire Takes Another Turn

By Martin Crutsinger | May 22
The battle over the fortune of ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone has taken another turn. Lawyers for Redstone are seeking to remove two members of the board of the trust that will eventually control Redstone's media empire.

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